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Vakantie in Laos  -  Reisinformatie Laos.

Provincies [ khoueng ]: Attapu, Bokeo, Bolikhamxai, Champasak, Houaphan, Khammouan, Louangnamtha, Louangphabang, Oudomxai, Phongsali, Salavan, Savannakhet, Viangchan, Xaignabouli, Xekong en Xiangkhoang.

Municipaliteit [ kampheng nakhon ] : Viangchan

Seciale zone [ hetphiset ] : Xaisomboun

Laos, bijna zes keer zo groot als Nederland, wordt omringd door Cambodja, Birma, China en Vietnam.

Laos biedt tropische regenwouden, bergen, boeddhistische kloosters, tempels, bergstammen en bedreigde diersoorten. Lange tijd was Laos [onderdeel van het Franse Indo-China] een ge´soleerd land. Maar begin jaren negentig drong ook in Birma de glasnost door en gingen de grenzen open.

Hoofdstad van Laos: Vientiane.

hotels, reisbureaus, reisgidsen, reizen naar laos


Hotels in Laos

 [ ebookers ]  -  Hotels in Laos  -  Luang Prabang, Vientiane

Reisbureaus / Reisorganisatie

SNP Actieve reizen
Welkom in de avontuurlijke wereld van SNP, de grootste Nederlandse touroperator gespecialiseerd in actieve reizen naar meer dan 270 reisbestemmingen 'all over the world'.  

FOX Vakanties Laos  -  Groepsreizen Laos

 Kuoni  -  Laos

 Shoestring - Groepsreizen   -  Klassiek Indochina  -  Laos, Vietnam en Cambodja
In drie weken tijd maak je kennis met de veelzijdigheid van het voormalige Indochina; de nog weinig bezochte landen Laos, Vietnam en Cambodja. Je reist door afwisselende natuur met fraaie karstrotsen, woest stromende rivieren en mooie stranden. Je maakt kennis met de vriendelijke bevolking op zowel het rustieke platteland als in de drukke miljoenensteden. Naast culinaire zijn er tal van culturele hoogtepunten; uiteraard bezoek je prachtige boeddhistische tempels en de overwoekerde oude ru´nes van de Angkor Wat. De schoonheid van het pure Indochina laat niemand onberoerd!

NRV Reizen naar Laos 
o  Groepsrondreis
18-daagse rondreis Thailand & Laos en 18-daagse rondreis Thailand, Laos & Cambodja
o  PrivÚrondreis 
16-daagse rondreis Ontdek Laos en 17-daagse rondreis Vietnam & Cambodja met Vietnam Airlines

KRAS Reizen Laos  -  Rondreis Highlights of Indochina
Busreis door Vietnam, Laos en Cambodja naar o.a. Hanoi, Halong Bay, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City en Angkor Wat.

Reisgidsen Laos / Reisliteratuur

 Bruna  -   

 Fietsgids Laos: Kippen en Kleefrijst  -  Bernadette Speet
 Landkaart - wegenkaart Laos  -  Reise Know How
 Reisgids - Te gast in Laos  -  Informatie Verre Reizen
 Reisgids Laos  -  Dominicus / Gottmer
 Reisgids Laos  -  Footprint Handbook
 Reisgids Laos  -  Rough Guide
 Reisgids Laos  -  Lonely Planet

 Generation X  -  Douglas Coupland
 Laos  -  Mensen, politiek, economie, cultuur, milieu - Henk Boon
De Landenreeks, resultaat van een samenwerkingsverband tussen het KIT, de Novib en de NCOS, behandelt op overzichtelijke en begrijpelijke wijze de historische, sociale, politieke en economische aspecten van landen in ontwikkeling. Fraai ge´llustreerd. Handige reisinformatie en duidelijke overzichtskraarten completeren het geheel [ Uitgever Novib ]

Vervoer / Hoe reis ik naar Laos

The only port of arrival by air is Vattay airport in Vientiane you travel by Lao Aviation, Thai Airways International, Vietnam Airline, The Southern China Airline, Silk Air, Malaysian Airline and Regular flights are available to Bangkok, Phom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Kunming, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore

 Vientiane Wattay Airport

 Losse vliegtickets  -  Vliegen naar Laos / Diverse aanbieders

Buses travel between all major towns and cities - the type of bus may vary between a converted pickup truck, a flat bed truck with benches or a more modern traditional bus, Fares are always reasonable - but times of departure and travelling times will vary a lot. Be patient, and allow plenty of time when travelling by bus.

Veerdiensten vanaf Luang Prabang
Ferry boats run from Vientiane to Luang Prabang v.v. as well as from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai and back. Journeys can take several days, depending on the time of year - and whether travelling up or down river. This kind of travel is for the experienced only! Whilst cramped, hot and lengthy - it is one of the most interesting ways of touching the Lao lifestyle.

 Lao River Exploration Services Co., Ltd, Vientiane, Tel/Fax: +856 71 252596

Road access is possible from neighboring countries. Between Thailand and Laos the border can be crossed at Houeixay in Bokeo province, at Mittaphab Friendship Bridge near Vientiane and at Dan Savannakhet Province. China can be reached by road at Boten in Luang Namtha Province. Border Crossing between Laos and Vietnam have been set up at Laksao on the road No.8.Borikhamsay Province and at Dan Savannakhet Province no the road No. 9

 Landkaart Laos [ Uni Texas  -  Perry-Casta˝eda Library  -  Map Collection ]

Links / Verwijzingen

 Mekong Center = LNTA = Lao National Tourism Authority

 Vientiane  -  hoofdstad Laos  -  hub voor het reizen door Laos
Vientiane is located on the bank of the Mekong river which forms the lifeline of the country. The city is full of surprises. The city's exotic Eurasian setting fascinates most travelers. Here you can find fields of rice and vegetables, agriculture hidden behind tree lined avenues. French Colonial architecture sits next to gilded temples. Freshly baked French bread is served next to shops selling noodle soup.

The most southeastern tip province of Laos; sharing borders with Sekong in the north, Champassack in the west,Vietnam in the East and Cambodia in the South. The province has a total population of around 87,700; consists of five districts: Saysettha, Sanamxay and Phouvong. The town is built in a large valley surrounded by mountains and also in the loop of the river, opposite the confluence of the Sekong and Sekhamane Rivers. Where the join an island is formed by a small arm of water connecting them upstream.
 Bokeo - bordering Thailand
Located along the three-border intersection of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, form part of the Golden Triangle. From Thailand the border can be crossed at Houeixay
 Bolikhamxai  -  grenzend aan Vietnam
Is located in tse central Laos in the narrow "neck" with moderately high mountains sloping southwest into the Mekong River valley. Vientiane and Xieng Khouang provinces lie to the north, Khammouane province to the south. Laksao [ border town ]
Champassack, lies to the southwestern Laos, the capital of Champassack is Pakse, which located at the confluence of the Mekong and the Sedon rivers. Southeast Asia's biggest waterfalls, Khone Pha Pheng, are within easy reach by boat or by road.
Huaphanh province, a mysterious, beautiful and abundant land, is situated in the North East of Laos, bordered by Xieng Khuang and Luangprabang to the west and Vietnam to the east.It was the best of the Lao people's Revolutionary activities and especially the historic interest as the geographical heart of the liberation struggle. The province has a total population of around 247,300; consisting of many ethnic groups, each with their own life styles, costumes, folkways in wedding and other ceremonies, festivals, folkdances and songs, differing from each other.Huaphanh has six districts: Viengxay, Xamnuea, Xamtai, Viengthong and Huamuang. The principle town is Viengxay the former name know as Nakai, according to the former time this area had many of birds, reptiles, wild animals.
Khammouane is situated in the central part of Lao PDR with an area of moderately high mountains sloping down to the Mekong valley. Fertile land here is well suited to plantations of rice, cabbage, sugar cane, bananas etc.
Luang Namtha is a northern province bordering on China and Myanmar and its selection is based upon a series of environment, social, cultural, historical and development factors, which make the site an excellent location to, evaluated the potential for sustainable cultural and ecotourism in and around a protected area. The forests are dense, and cover near 99% of the protected area.
Luang Prabang is situated at the confluence of the Khan and Mekong rivers. It is the ancient capital city of the Lane Xang Kingdom. According to legend, its first later it was known as Xieng Thong. In recognition of the city's vast array of Lao monuments and its historic and culturally significant setting, UNESCO declared Luang Prabang as a World Heritage Site in 1995.
This mountainous northern province is wedged between Luang Prabang in the east, Phongsaly in the northeast, Sayabouri in the south and china sharing small northern borders.
Phongsaly is situated in the most northern tip of Laos, enclosed three sides by China and Vietnam and cut off to overland travel from Oudomsay to the south. It consists of six districts: Phongsaly, Muangmai, Muangkhua, Samphan, Sombounxay and Yot Ou.
Saravane province, a southeastern province situated on the Bolavens Plateau is devoted to agriculture and nature offering idyllic scenery. A prehistoric site exists not far from the cascades where a wonderful scene can be seen.
 Savannakhet  -  grenzend aan Vietnam
Dan [ border town ]
 Viangchan ??
Vientiane province, most people in are farmers. Agricultural is the major income of the province. Located 90 km north of Vientiane municipality is the Nam Ngum reservoir, a huge artificial lake created as part of a hydroelectric scheme. The lake is dotted with hundreds of picturesque islands, which can be explored by cruising around in small boats. Vientiane province offers impressive scenery.
 Xaignabouli ??
Sayabouri is situated in the north west of Lao; sharing borders with Vientiane and Luang Prabang in the east and Thailand in the West.Sayabouri is the most attractive destinations with sights and charms peculiar to itself and picturesque North-west region.There are many beautiful things to see in Sayabouri. The principal town in commonly called Muang Sayabouri, where many impressive temples such as Wat Ban Thin, Wat Ban Phapoun and Wat Ban Natonoy are located
Sekong is situated in the heart of the southeastern part of Laos; has common borders with Saravane to the west, Champassack and Attapeu to the south and Vietnam to the east.
Xieng Khouang province offers the awesome beauty of high green mountains and rugged karsts formations.

 Luang Prabang  -  het juweel van Indochina, en een UNESCO Werelderfgoed Site
The ancient royal city is surrounded by mountains at the junction of the Mekong and its tributary, the Khan river. In the centre of the city is Mount Phousi with stunning views of the surrounding temples and hills. Luang Prabang is a city where time seems to stand still.
 Savannakhet Khanthabouly  -  provinciehoofdstad Savannaket
Savannakhet Khanthabouly, the provincial capital of Savannakhet, is a busy market place for trade with nearby Thailand. Numerous examples of French architecture tell of the town's importance during the colonial era. Khanthebouly's main attractions are its noteworthy temples such as the beautiful Wat Saya Phoum and That Inghang.

 Don Det [ tropisch eilandje in de Mekong-delta ]
 Nam Ngum rivier
 Vang Vieng

Cuisine -  Laotiaanse recepten

 Laotian Cuisine  -  Laotiaanse keuken 
Appetizers, Dessert and Drink, Equiptments, Food Blog, General, Ingredients, Main Courses, New Style, Recipes, Salads, Sauce and Paste, Soup.

Geschiedenis van Laos

Onafhankelijk van Frankrijk op 19 juli 1949.

 Geschiedenis van Laos  -  zie History of Laos

 Nationaal Museum Laos

Muziek, Kunst & Cultuur, Evenementen

 Music of Laos 
 SEA Site Laos  -  bronnen Laotiaanse taal en Laotiaanse cultuur 
Center for Southeast Asian Studies Northern Illinois University

Recente reisadviezen - zie pagina reisadvies


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